Frederick R. Anderson, Jr., B.A. (History of Science), University of North Carolina; J.D., Harvard Law School, Oxford University, is a partner of the law firm of McKenna, Long, & Aldridge, LLP in Washington, D.C. He is former Dean of the Washington College of Law at American University. He was a member of the National Academies’ planning committee that initiated the 1997 Academy Symposium on Science, Technology, and Law.
Margaret A. Berger, A.B., Radcliffe College; J.D., Columbia University School of Law, is the Suzanne J. and Norman Miles Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, New York. She has written exclusively on science and law, and in particular on three key Supreme Court cases (Daubert, Joiner, Kumho) dealing with evidence. She is the co-author of Weinstein’s Evidence.
Arthur I. Bienenstock, B.S. (Physics), Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn; M.S. (Physics), Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn; Ph.D. (Applied Physics), Harvard University, is Vice Provost and Dean of Research and Graduate Policy, Stanford University. He is immediate past Director of Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford University. Previously he was Associate Director for Science, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President (1997-2000); Director of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Stanford University (1978-1997); Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, Stanford University (1972-1977); member of the Stanford University faculty since 1967.
Paul D. Carrington, B.A., University of Texas; LL.B., Harvard University, is Professor of Law, Duke University Law School. He is the former Dean of Duke University Law School and has taught and published extensively on civil procedures. He was Reporter to the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States. He also established the Private Adjudication Center, which developed a Registry of Independent Scientific and Technical Advisors to provide disinterested advice to lawyers and judges on scientific issues that are the subject of legal disputes.
Joe S. Cecil, Ph.D. (Psychology), Northwestern University; J.D., Northwestern University, is a Project Director in the Division of Research at the Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C. Currently he is directing the Center’s Program on Scientific and Technical Evidence. As part of this program he is responsible for judicial education and training in the area of scientific and technical evidence and serves as principal editor of the Center’s Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, the primary source book on evidence for federal judges.